The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists

Nominations - 2021 Elections

NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN
 

Are you thinking of taking your career to the next level? 
Are you ready to put your leadership skills to use? 
Are you passionate about bringing change to your Association?


If you answered “yes” to any of these questions
then you should nominate for a position on OACETT’s Council!

 


Why Volunteer?

  • Make invaluable connections with like-minded professionals;
  • Add to your professional resume and earn towards your CPD;
  • Get involved in the leadership of your association and the profession;
  • Help to influence critical association decisions on items such as policy;
  • Make life long friends in your field.
 
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You gain many skills as a member of Council, including leadership, critical thinking, how to create a shared vision for OACETT, how to apply a win-win approach to negotiatiations, and not accepting “that’s how we have always done things in the past.”
 
Bob Van den Berg, C.E.T., Past-President, OACETT

 



How do I nominate myself or a worthy candidate?

1. Candidates for all positions must be certified members of OACETT in good standing
 
2. Aside from the position descriptions below, all candidates must thoroughly review the form for the position to which they are nominating to ensure:
  • They meet the qualifications to run for the position;
  • Are able to accommodate the time commitment required for the position during the two-year term (2021-2023); 
  • Are able to provide the required nominating member references.*
3. All nomination forms must be completed and submitted to OACETT no later than midnight on January 14, 2021.
  • Forms can be submitted via email to Caroline Boone at cboone@oacett.org; or
  • Forms can be mailed to the attention of Nominating Committee, Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists, 10 Four Season, Suite #404, Etobicoke, ON, M9B 6H7
*All references must come from certified members of OACETT in good standing. Please note, all applications for regional positions must include references from within your region.



Positions Available for Nomination
 
1. President-Elect
  • assists the President with carrying out the administration of the Association
  • chairs the OACETT Administration Board (OAB)
  • is a member of Council and OAB
  • will be acclaimed as President on completion of term
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2. Vice-President, Institute of Engineering Technology of Ontario
  • will be responsible for the Institute of Engineering Technology of Ontario (IETO)
  • chairs the Institute of Engineering Technology of Ontario
  • is a member of Council and the OAB
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3. Vice-President, Professional Affairs and Services Board
  • will be responsible for the Professional Affairs and Services Board (PASB)
  • chairs the OACETT PASB
  • is a member of Council and the OAB
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4. IETO Councillor 
  • one IETO councillor for each of the six regions – see below list
  • is a member of Council and IETO
  • nominee must have address of record within the region
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5.  PASB Councillor 
  • one PASB councillor elected for each of the six regions – see below list
  • will chair the Regional Council
  • is a member of Council and PASB
  • nominee must have address of record within the region
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6.  Regional Secretary-Treasurer 
  • one regional secretary-treasurer for each of the six regions – see below list
  • will be secretary-treasurer for the Regional Council
  • will chair meetings of the Regional Council in the absence of the PASB Councillor
  • nominee must have address of record within the region
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OACETT Chapters by Region
  • Central Region comprised of chapters: Durham, Georgian Bay, York 
  • Eastern Region comprised of chapters: Cornwall, Kingston, Lanark/Leeds/Grenville, Ottawa, Peterborough, Quinte, Renfrew County
  • Horseshoe Region comprised of chapters: Hamilton, Niagara, Peel
  • Northern Region comprised of chapters: Near North, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Timiskaming, Timmins
  • Toronto Region comprised of chapters: Toronto Central, Toronto East, Toronto West
  • Western Region comprised of chapters: Chatham-Kent, Grand Valley, Grey-Bruce, Lambton, London, Windsor-Essex
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